Activities in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island
Acadia National Park is one of the most visited National Parks in the country and encompasses more than 30,000 acres of mountains, scenic seaside, and wilderness to explore. You can hike over 100 miles of trails and walk or bike on nearly 50 miles of vehicle-free carriage roads. You can rent a kayak or canoe and paddle the lakes of Mount Desert Island or explore the island’s fascinating coastline in the company of a registered Maine guide on a sea kayak tour.
So what makes Acadia National Park such a great place to visit? It’s experiencing the authentic natural beauty that encompasses Acadia which no person or machine will ever replicate. It’s the ability to create your own adventure in the beauty and safety of a United States National Park. There’s no artificial or fabricated entertainment in Acadia. Just truly unique, one of a kind experiences that no one should miss. Thanks to the efforts of the National Park Service, the hard work of countless volunteers and the generous donations of great men and women, Acadia National Park has become a natural treasure for the world to enjoy. When you visit Acadia, it’s easy to see how so many people fall in love with the park and its surroundings. For over a 100 years visitors have been inspired to settle, re-locate and frequent this magnificent area. If you get out and enjoy some of the activities Acadia has to offer, by the end of your trip you’ll surely be thinking about the next time you will come back.